The news of yet another closure follows a year of massive upheaval in the industry, with titles shut and scores of redundancies thanks to coronavirus sales restrictions and an advertising drought. GQ Australia, which reached a monthly print audience of 104,000, outlasted its nearest competitor, Men’s Style, which closed three years ago. Jake Millar, announced as editor earlier this year, will stay on as editorial director events and digital, although there may be some redundancies.
Former GQ editors include Peter Holder, Nick Smith and, briefly, Matthew Drummond.
News Corp’s News Prestige Network will continue to publish Vogue and Vogue Living, by arrangement with global magazine giant Conde Nast, overseen by editorial director Edwina McCann and managing director Nicholas Gray.
Victims of the great magazine massacre of 2020 include: women’s fashion magazines Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and InStyle, mass market NW and OK!, as